Meet Your Forest: Camp Hale’s return to glory through restoration

Meet Your Forest: Camp Hale’s return to glory through restoration
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By Krista Driscoll

Camp Hale is a major all-season recreational destination in the White River National Forest. Camp Hale is nestled in the high-elevation headwaters of the Eagle River, a prominent tributary of the upper Colorado River, running along the Western Slope of the Continental Divide in central Colorado between Leadville and Red Cliff. These waters provide a home to wildlife such as elk, bear, lynx, pica, pine marten, marmot, otter, trout, white-tailed ptarmigan, Rosie finches, migratory songbirds and waterfowl. History of Camp HaleThe Camp Hale area has a long and varied history in the region. In 1905, Theodore Roosevelt established the Holy …

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